HIV/AIDS

NPR All Things Considered: New Regulations Could Treat Virginia Abortion Clinics Like Hospitals

"This month marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the famed and widely cited case that legalized abortion. Yet across the country, states are continuing to approve restrictions.

Concluding Observations and Shadow Letter on Tanzania, 2012

In August, the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the Committee) regarding sexual and reproductive rights in Tanzania…

Reproductive Rights: A Tool for Monitoring State Obligations

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…

UN CEDAW Pushes Chile to Guarantee Rights of Women Living with HIV

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) finished its periodic reports on Chile and, in October, issued concluding

Center’s issues included in List of Issues for reviews of El Salvador and Chile by the CAT Committee

As part of its 2013 reviews of Chile and El Salvador, the Committee against Torture (CAT Committee) solicited input from civil society organizations to determine the issues that would be covered in the country revisions…

Forced Sterilization Preys on Women Living with HIV/AIDS

For almost a decade, I've been working at the Center for Reproductive Rights, a global legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing and defending reproductive rights…

Annual Report 2011-2012

Twenty years ago, the Center for Reproductive Rights was founded to advance a vision of equality, autonomy, and dignity for all women worldwide, based on the bedrock principle that reproductive rights are human rights…

RH REALITY CHECK: Birth Control Alone Isn't Enough

In 1996, a Peruvian woman named María Mamérita Mestanza Chávez died from complications of a forced sterilization in Peru…

A Landmark Win for Women’s Health

The news out of Washington today is excellent for women across the United States. …

Victory for Women as Affordable Care Act Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

(PRESS RELEASE) Expanded preventive and reproductive health services for women have been preserved with today's U.S. Supreme Court decision largely upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. …

Our Work in Focus

The Monitoring Tool provides a means to monitor the implementation of specific State obligations in the field of reproductive rights…
One year ago, the Center for Reproductive Rights and our partner, the Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA - Uganda), submitted a joint letter to the Human Rights Council (the Council), which was about to perform its Universal Periodic Review of Uganda…
A woman living with HIV in Chile is forcibly sterilized while unconscious and undergoing a cesarean delivery…